Grant Mabie

Crestwood forum set for mayoral election

A forum for the three candidates running in the special election for Crestwood mayor will take place later this month. Ward 3 Alderman Grant Mabie, Christopher Court and Neil Brown are seeking election Nov. 6. The seat carries a four-year term. The candidate forum, co-sponsored by Call Newspapers and the League of Women Voters, will

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‘Crestwood City Center’ unveiled at mall

The rendering for the plaza at the proposed Crestwood City Center. Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callsnewspapers.com Real-estate brokers lined up last week at the old Crestwood mall site to get the first look at Walpert Properties’ new redevelopment plan for the site, which it’s calling “Crestwood City Center.” Walpert proposes a high-density mixed-use development similar

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Race for Crestwood mayor gets competitive

Pictured above: The ‘Mount Crestwood’ mounds currently at the mall site. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The special election for Crestwood mayor this fall will be a competitive one. Until Thursday, Ward 3 Alderman Grant Mabie was the only candidate who had filed to run for mayor, with the

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Mounds to be leveled after city cites Crestwood mall developer

Pictured above: ‘Mount Crestwood’ as seen in June 2018. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor The redevelopment for Crestwood Plaza mall is still at a stalemate, but Crestwood officials expect the developer to start removing the many mounds of dirt sometime soon. Chicago-based UrbanStreet Group, the developer that’s responsible for the

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Crestwood eyes police and fire facilities remodeling

By Emily Klein Staff Reporter emilyklein@callnewspapers.com The Crestwood Board of Aldermen is considering a $220,000 remodel on a number of facilities for the police and fire departments, including adding a bathroom for female firefighters, and the Community Center. The board discussed adding a women’s bathroom in the Crestwood firehouse since there currently isn’t one. A

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Mabie announces he’s running for Crestwood mayor

The race for a new Crestwood mayor is ramping up as Ward 3 Alderman Grant Mabie became the first candidate to throw his hat in the ring to run. In a Facebook post last week, Mabie wrote that he decided to announce his candidacy after consulting with former Crestwood Mayor Gregg Roby, acting Mayor Tony

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Crestwood rejects Sunset Hills bike ride on Route 66

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com What seemed to be a thriving partnership between Sunset Hills and Crestwood could hit the skids over a night bicycle ride similar to the Moonlight Ramble that the cities were set to host in connection with their joint festival SunCrest Fest. At the initiative of Sunset Hills Mayor Pat

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